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235 results for STALE

64 Shortz Era entries found. Click any date for context. Repeated clues show (number of Shortz Era occurrences).
See the dictionary definition for STALE.

Sunday, September 24, 2017123AOverused (3)Alan Arbesfeld
Friday, September 8, 201734ATired (6)Sam Trabucco
Sunday, April 16, 2017121APlayed out (3)Timothy Polin
Tuesday, January 10, 201738A*Hackneyed (3)David Poole
Saturday, January 7, 201719AOverused (3)Roland Huget
Thursday, December 8, 201619ASo yesterday, sayDamon Gulczynski
Saturday, July 2, 201654ANo longer crisp, in a wayErin Rhode
Thursday, May 5, 201620ATrite (2)David Poole
Friday, March 25, 201622DDusty, fusty or mustyIan Livengood
Sunday, July 19, 201522AHackneyed (3)Tom McCoy
Saturday, August 9, 201437ATired (6)Josh Knapp
Saturday, May 3, 201445DLike some humorSam Ezersky
Tuesday, March 11, 20141ALike yesterday's newsMel Rosen
Wednesday, July 31, 201331ALike yesterday's bagelsH. David Goering
Friday, July 19, 201315AToo-familiarPatrick Berry
Sunday, June 23, 20139ATired (6)Patrick Berry
Tuesday, May 29, 201249DPlayed out (3)Daniel A. Finan
Tuesday, May 8, 201270APast its sell-by dateLynn Lempel
Tuesday, March 27, 201270AOverused (3)Todd McClary
Friday, January 6, 201262AClichéd (2)David Steinberg
Sunday, September 11, 201173DTrite (2)Kay Anderson
Monday, December 27, 201010DLike week-old breadC. W. Stewart
Wednesday, June 2, 201015AClichéd (2)Adam Cohen
Sunday, May 31, 2009106DBanalKelsey Blakley
Friday, May 15, 200947AStuffy, as airXan Vongsathorn
Sunday, February 3, 200856APasséMatt Ginsberg
Monday, June 25, 20079DOld hat (3)Kurt Mengel and Jan-Michele Gianette
Tuesday, March 6, 200746DLike a day-old baguettePaula Gamache
Sunday, September 24, 200670DTired (6)Mark Diehl and Kevin McCann
Monday, April 10, 20065ANot freshGary J. Whitehead
Sunday, October 9, 2005106DPast its prime (2)Kyle Mahowald
Friday, August 26, 200530DFlatJoe DiPietro
Monday, June 13, 200541ALike old breadEarl W. Reed
Tuesday, March 15, 200563ANo longer in styleGail Grabowski
Thursday, October 28, 200448DPast the expiration dateRichard Chisholm
Monday, June 28, 20049ANo longer fresh (2)Sarah Keller
Tuesday, June 1, 200450DPlayed out (3)Fred Piscop
Tuesday, January 20, 200424ALike an old cigarEric Berlin
Monday, October 21, 200218ALike chips that have been set out too longPeter Sarrett
Saturday, November 17, 200149ALike chestnutsBob Peoples
Wednesday, October 31, 200146ALike Halloween candy in DecemberMary Pat Hidding
Tuesday, August 21, 200126DPast the shelf dateSarah Keller
Monday, March 5, 200130DLike week-old doughnutsSherry O. Blackard
Sunday, November 19, 200077DDays-old (3)Cathy Millhauser
Sunday, April 2, 2000106DOld hat (3)Nancy Salomon and Harvey Estes
Thursday, March 30, 200064AUnoriginalRandolph Ross
Wednesday, August 18, 19995DOld hat (3)Nancy Salomon
Thursday, June 24, 199948ATired (6)Jim Page
Wednesday, May 6, 199858DLike an old jokeRichard Hughes
Wednesday, September 17, 199756DSeveral-days-oldKaren Hodge
Sunday, January 12, 199763APast its prime (2)M. Rosen
Monday, November 25, 199644DUnfreshM. Huret
Sunday, July 7, 199675DTired (6)R. H. Wolfe
Monday, June 17, 199625DNo longer fresh (2)S. L. Robbins
Thursday, January 25, 199645DUsedD. Kahn
Thursday, January 4, 199652DOut of fashionF. & L. Sabin
Tuesday, November 14, 199541ADays-old (3)Gregory E. Paul
Saturday, November 4, 199561AShopwornFrank A. Longo
Thursday, June 15, 199562AOverfamiliarNorma Steinberg
Sunday, June 11, 199596ADays-old (3)Coral Amende
Monday, May 8, 199537DLike old potato chipsDeborah Trombley
Tuesday, February 14, 199556DOut-of-dateRandy Sowell
Sunday, February 12, 199596DWarmed-overAlex & Victoria Black
Wednesday, February 23, 199429DHackneyed (3)Joel Davajan

1 result for STALE from Variety puzzles.

July 1, 2007panda51ANot in the least freshMel Taub

170 results for STALE from older pre-Shortz puzzles.

Sunday, September 26, 199340DHackneyedJohn GreenmanTaub
Tuesday, August 24, 19931AVapidCathy MillhauserMaleska
Sunday, August 22, 1993137ATriteBernard MerenMaleska
Sunday, December 20, 199256AFlatJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Wednesday, October 16, 199127DPast its primeMartin Ashwood-SmithMaleska
Thursday, August 29, 199139DHackneyedLouis SabinMaleska
Thursday, July 11, 199141AFustyWilliam E. HeinemannMaleska
Sunday, June 23, 199179ATriteVictoria and Alex F. BlackMaleska
Saturday, May 18, 19915DFlatJesse RoarkeMaleska
Thursday, April 4, 199164AVapidJoy L. WoukMaleska
Wednesday, February 20, 199121AInsipidWilson McBeathMaleska
Wednesday, November 21, 199050DVapidMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Tuesday, October 30, 199046DOld hatRichard SilvestriMaleska
Tuesday, October 9, 199028DTriteAlbert J. KlausMaleska
Tuesday, September 4, 199039ANo longer freshFred TooleMaleska
Sunday, August 26, 1990136AFustyNorma SteinbergMaleska
Friday, July 13, 19905AFustyMichael A. RampinoMaleska
Saturday, June 30, 199065ABanalBernard MerenMaleska
Wednesday, May 16, 199052DInsipidDon GroatMaleska
Sunday, October 29, 1989108DTriteAlfio MicciMaleska
Sunday, May 21, 198910ATriteThomas W. UnderhillMaleska
Wednesday, March 15, 198923AVapidMartha J. DeWittMaleska
Saturday, October 29, 198827DInsipidJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Wednesday, June 1, 198826DHackneyedElaine GeorgeMaleska
Wednesday, February 10, 19885DHackneyedChristopher SherwoodMaleska
Friday, October 16, 198748DVapidWilson McBeathMaleska
Sunday, July 19, 198730ATriteKathryn RighterMaleska
Thursday, July 2, 198763AFlatDorothy SmitonickMaleska
Sunday, May 10, 198746DHackneyedStanley GlassMaleska
Wednesday, March 18, 198768ALike old jokesRashMaleska
Friday, November 21, 198612DPasséJudith PerryMaleska
Tuesday, June 24, 198636ANot freshH. Hastings ReddallMaleska
Monday, June 9, 198644AOld hatVirginia L. YatesMaleska
Thursday, May 29, 198633ADatedJeanette K. BrillMaleska
Monday, May 5, 198636ANo longer freshArthur W. PalmerMaleska
Sunday, February 16, 198673DOut of practiceWarren W. ReichMaleska
Saturday, December 7, 198571AFlatGayle DeanMaleska
Monday, October 21, 198530DHackneyedFrank GearyMaleska
Tuesday, August 27, 198561AVapidChristy RidleyMaleska
Friday, August 23, 198529DLike an old bialyRobert KatzMaleska
Monday, March 11, 198554DTastelessJoy L. WoukMaleska
Tuesday, December 25, 198416ALike some puns or bunsAveryMaleska
Monday, September 10, 19842DLike leftover beerElaine GeorgeMaleska
Tuesday, June 26, 198450DFlatJohn M. SamsonMaleska
Friday, March 9, 198446DLike a clichéWilliam CanineMaleska
Saturday, September 24, 198312DPasséPeter SwiftMaleska
Thursday, July 14, 198340AVapidBette Sue CohenMaleska
Thursday, December 9, 198251DCommonplaceJonesMaleska
Friday, September 10, 198253DTriteEmory H. CainMaleska
Monday, July 12, 198239DFustyBette Sue CohenMaleska
Sunday, June 20, 198229DVapidTap OsbornMaleska
Sunday, May 16, 198233AOvertrainedA. J. SantoraMaleska
Tuesday, November 17, 198149DTriteI. Judah KoolykMaleska
Thursday, November 5, 198165ALacking spontaneityJohn GreenmanMaleska
Wednesday, November 26, 198054DVapidJudson G. TrentMaleska
Tuesday, September 30, 198062AFlatPeter SwiftMaleska
Sunday, August 17, 198074AFustyMargaret RigbyMaleska
Saturday, September 22, 197938AOft heardWilliam LutwiniakMaleska
Friday, August 31, 197957DFlatJudson G. TrentMaleska
Friday, August 24, 197935DHackneyedEvelyn BenshoofMaleska
Thursday, June 21, 197962AStereotypedKathryn RighterMaleska
Saturday, June 2, 197921ALike Joe Miller jokesJack LuzzattoMaleska
Saturday, April 21, 197950DNo longer freshA. J. SantoraMaleska
Sunday, April 1, 197996AFustyCaroline G. FitzgeraldMaleska
Wednesday, February 14, 19798DTriteJean J. DavisonMaleska
Monday, July 3, 197839ATriteJean J. DavisonMaleska
Saturday, June 17, 197829ATediously familiarTap OsbornMaleska
Monday, May 29, 197820DOld and drySidney L. RobbinsMaleska
Sunday, November 20, 1977124DUnappetizingAnthony B. CanningMaleska
Saturday, May 7, 197755DTriteJohn FinchMaleska
Saturday, October 30, 197641AKind of bread for crumbsH. Hastings ReddallWeng
Wednesday, September 15, 197664ACommonplaceJack L. SteinhardtWeng
Sunday, June 13, 1976111ATriteFrances HansenWeng
Tuesday, January 20, 197635DLike some jokesBert BeamanWeng
Tuesday, September 9, 197552DOverusedMargery BernsteinWeng
Monday, August 11, 197510DOut of conditionHerb L. RisteenWeng
Wednesday, July 9, 19755AWheezyMarie WestWeng
Sunday, May 11, 197588AOld-hatTap OsbornWeng
Sunday, February 16, 197590DOverfamiliarStanley GlassWeng
Wednesday, February 5, 197544AKind of bread or jokeMary DormanWeng
Wednesday, October 23, 197423ATriteHarriet Gilson RosenbergWeng
Friday, August 23, 197448AUninterestingSophie FiermanWeng
Saturday, June 1, 197432DTriteAllan BlackmanWeng
Saturday, September 29, 197348AVapidUnknownWeng
Monday, May 21, 197330DFlatUnknownWeng
Wednesday, March 21, 197332DAnagram of 5 AcrossUnknownWeng
Sunday, February 4, 197394DLike some breadKeith BlakeWeng
Sunday, January 14, 1973121ATwice-toldWilliam LutwiniakWeng
Sunday, October 8, 197288DPasséElaine D. SchorrWeng
Sunday, August 13, 197278DFlatBetty LearyWeng
Tuesday, January 18, 197225DLike some jokesUnknownWeng
Wednesday, December 8, 197167ATriteUnknownWeng
Tuesday, December 7, 197124DFlatUnknownWeng
Sunday, October 17, 197185DPasséJordan S. LasherWeng
Wednesday, August 18, 197151DTriteUnknownWeng
Thursday, June 17, 197143ATwice-toldUnknownWeng
Friday, March 26, 197126AOld-hatUnknownWeng
Thursday, January 21, 197132AFlatUnknownWeng
Sunday, October 18, 197047DMate of a sortJoseph LaFauciWeng
Sunday, August 30, 197058DFustyAnne FoxWeng
Wednesday, April 1, 197069AOutdatedUnknownWeng
Thursday, March 19, 197036ATriteUnknownWeng
Tuesday, January 20, 197033ATriteUnknownWeng
Monday, January 12, 19701DTriteUnknownWeng
Sunday, October 12, 1969119AOldRoss L. Jamison Jr.Weng
Saturday, August 23, 196960APassé.UnknownWeng
Sunday, April 20, 196961AFlatNancy AtkinsonWeng
Saturday, January 4, 196940AVapid.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, August 18, 196896ATastelessA. J. SantoraFarrar
Monday, August 5, 196846DHackneyed.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 21, 196848DTastelessWilliam LutwiniakFarrar
Friday, April 12, 196845AHackneyed.UnknownFarrar
Friday, February 23, 196824AHackneyed.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, December 20, 196618AOld hat.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, September 22, 196450DBanal.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, September 14, 196331DCommonplace.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, June 9, 196350DOvertrained.Sidney LambertFarrar
Tuesday, November 20, 196220ANot tasty.UnknownFarrar
Friday, September 14, 196243AFlat.UnknownFarrar
Wednesday, July 11, 196253DFlavorless.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, July 8, 1962109AHackneyed.Ted DombrasFarrar
Monday, July 2, 196218DFlat.Macon ReedFarrar
Sunday, April 29, 1962118AOverused.W. E. JonesFarrar
Saturday, April 22, 196149ATrite.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, March 2, 196151DTasteless.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, May 24, 196022A"How weary, ___, flat . . . "UnknownFarrar
Friday, February 19, 196068ATwice-told.UnknownFarrar
Friday, November 13, 19595DHackneyed.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, September 1, 19591DFlat.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, April 2, 19593DVapid.Madeline CorseFarrar
Saturday, October 25, 195851DOld.Arthur LewisFarrar
Sunday, February 16, 195865ATasteless.Arthur LewisFarrar
Monday, February 10, 195819ATasteless.Joseph LaFauciFarrar
Friday, November 22, 195748ATrite.UnknownFarrar
Monday, October 14, 195752DHackneyed.Mel TaubFarrar
Wednesday, September 4, 195724A"How weary, ___, flat and unprofitable . . . "Sidney LambertFarrar
Sunday, August 18, 195764A" . . . nor custom ___ her infinite variety."W. E. JonesFarrar
Wednesday, August 7, 195736ATasteless.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, April 27, 195760AOut of condition.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Wednesday, February 20, 195748DBanal.A. H. Drummond, Jr.Farrar
Wednesday, December 5, 195646AFlat.Geraldine RaymentFarrar
Monday, June 4, 195641AFlat.Madeline CorseFarrar
Tuesday, October 18, 195523DToo old for use.UnknownFarrar
Friday, September 2, 195526DVapid.W. E. JonesFarrar
Sunday, August 21, 19553DLike day-old news.Sidney LambertFarrar
Monday, March 28, 195561AVapid.Ruth H. OliverFarrar
Monday, December 6, 195459AHackneyed.H. L. RisteenFarrar
Thursday, September 9, 195443ADescriptive of yesterday's news.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, April 6, 195441AVapid.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Monday, November 9, 195314ACommonplace.Dorothy E. SmithFarrar
Tuesday, April 7, 195348AVapid.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, November 23, 1952133AMoth-eaten.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Tuesday, October 14, 195253AHardly novel.UnknownFarrar
Thursday, March 6, 195221DCommonplace.UnknownFarrar
Tuesday, October 9, 195131DHackneyed.UnknownFarrar
Friday, January 5, 195151DHackneyed.UnknownFarrar
Saturday, December 9, 195031DHackneyed.UnknownFarrar
Sunday, October 8, 195070A"Nor custom ___ her infinite variety."Harold T. BersFarrar
Sunday, July 24, 1949133DTrite.Alice CookFarrar
Sunday, October 31, 1948127DVapid.Isaac KertFarrar
Sunday, March 7, 1948100DZestless.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, July 27, 194728A"___, flat and unprofitable."Louise RabbFarrar
Sunday, March 23, 1947120DTrite.W. W. WebsterFarrar
Sunday, January 5, 194739ACommonplace.Thomas MeekinFarrar
Sunday, October 20, 1946120DCommonplace.W. W. WebsterFarrar
Sunday, September 29, 1946101ATrite.Lester KeeneFarrar
Sunday, March 31, 1946112AVapid.Louis BaronFarrar
Sunday, February 18, 194574ACommonplace.Art SylvesterFarrar
Sunday, February 4, 1945121AZestless.Jack LuzzattoFarrar
Sunday, February 22, 194226AOvertrained.Louis JenkinsFarrar